BOYDS, Md. (Sept. 23, 2013) – The Washington Spirit announced today the club has loaned forward Stephanie Ochs to Canberra United of the Westfield W-League in Australia. The 2012 W-League champions, Canberra United will be entering their sixth season in the league.
Ochs, 23, played all 22 games of Washington’s 2013 campaign and had one goal and two assists in her second professional season since graduating from the University of San Diego.
“I’m extremely excited to be coming to Australia to join Canberra United,” Ochs said. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity to play for the club while also experiencing everything Australia has to offer. I cannot wait to get started, it will without a doubt be a great experience.”
Ochs is expected to arrive in Canberra in late September to prepare for the Westfield W-League season, which kicks off on Saturday, Nov. 9 and runs to the end of February 2014.